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Object Name MINIATURE SHOES
Catalog Number 0985.13.00025a-b
Date ca. 1861-1865
Description Pair of miniature shoes in the brogan style with a square toe; made of leather uppers and soles. Each shoe has a lace and four holes up each side. There is a small heel on each and a peg in the heel and one in the sole. "a" has a tongue. Each is lined with a lighter cloth.
Dimensions H-1.925 W-0.925 L-2.625 inches
Owned unidentified Union POW
Made unidentified Union POW, Richmond, Virginia, CSA
Provenance Union POWS made the two pairs of miniature shoes while imprisoned on "Navy Hill" in Richmond, Virginia.
People unidentified Union POW
Search Terms Richmond, Virginia
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war